Current appeals

Chaffinch. Tom Streeter
Featured appeal

Chaffinch Appeal

The UK breeding population of Chaffinch has fallen by a quarter in just five years - we urgently need your help to understand why.

Oystercatcher. Brais Seara @

Donate to support Operation Wader

Urgent action is needed to tackle the decline of breeding wader populations in the UK.

Spotted Flycatcher. Photograph by David Jefferson

Spotted Flycatcher Appeal

Help us pinpoint why Spotted Flycatchers are dying, and address the alarming declines that we have charted over the last 50 years.

Short-eared Owl. Photograph of Andy Howe

Short-eared Owl tracking Appeal

Short-eared Owls are declining. By funding further research we will be able to work towards securing their future.

Arctic Skua. Photograph by Moss Taylor

Tracking Arctic Skuas

Major crashes have occurred in the UK breeding population of Artic Skua. Help fund this project to pinpoint the reasons why, and create an action plan to help this iconic seabird.

Tawny Owl

BTO Owl Appeal

We urgently need your help to understand more about the ecology and population status of owls in the UK.

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